Times of Oman
Oman's National Ferries Company registers growth in vehicle, passenger transport
October 7, 2017 | 7:56 PM
by ONA
Statistics issued by the NFC said that the number of passengers on board the ferries stood at 179,210 until the end of September 2017. -ONA
 
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Muscat: There was an eight per cent growth in the number of passengers and 15 per cent in the transport of vehicles by the National Ferries Company (NFC) until the third quarter of 2017 compared to the same period last year.

Statistics issued by the NFC said that the number of passengers on board the ferries stood at 179,210 until the end of September 2017, compared to 165,882 passengers during the same period in 2016.

On the level of vehicles shipment, the number of the shipped vehicles on board ferries until the end of September 2017 stood at 45,482, compared to 39,667 vehicles during the same period in 2016. The statistics pointed out that the cargo volume on board the ferry fleet during the first nine months of the current year reached 7,454 tonnes.


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